Staff

 


                    

Bob Jones - Chief Executive Officer

Apart from short breaks in the statutory and private sectors, Bob Jones has worked in the voluntary sector since graduating from the LSE thirty years ago. Originally from Hertfordshire, he started work at East End News and subsequently worked for London Docklands Development Corporation and the Workers' Educational Association. He has been a volunteer and trustee for many charities including Community Trusts, Ataxia UK, the Furniture Recycling Scheme for Hertfordshire and the Disability Law Service. He has been CEO at Watford & Three Rivers Trust since 2006.


     

Nicky Fawcett - Deputy CEO

Nicky Fawcett is responsible for managing and developing Watford & Three Rivers Trusts “public facing” activities including the Holywell Community Centre, Community Cars, Timebanking. Nicky originally joined W3RT in 2011 as Resilience Officer providing support for the local voluntary sector. Prior to joining W3RT Nicky was Head of Education for Art Galleries National Museums Liverpool and Deputy Programmes Manager for Bishops gate Institute where she developed a strong background in service delivery and community development.




 

Michal Siewniak - Service Manager for CVS and Lead for H&W Partnerships Development

Michal is responsible for engaging in appropriate networks and forums, and delivering an effective programme of work to support CVS members and will be leading on partnership work to strengthen and develop W3RT’s Health and Wellbeing Programmes. Prior to joining W3RT, Michal has worked as Strategic Development Officer for MENTER and as a Community Development Manager for CVS Broxbourne and East Herts.


 

Vanessa Wright – Service Manager (Getting Together)

Vanessa is responsible for managing the delivery of W3RT’s Health and Wellbeing programme for older people “Five Ways Friends”. Vanessa has worked for the past 15 years with Older Vulnerable people with various organisations in various roles, including, Age UK as a project Co-ordinator and with a Local Housing Provider within their Sheltered housing and Communities departments.


 

Sandra Clarke - Service Manager (Herts Help@Home)

Sandra Clarke is responsible for managing the delivery of Herts Help@Home countywide home visiting service which is commissioned by Herts County Council as part of the Herts Help family of services. Prior to joining W3RT Sandra has worked for Age UK Hertfordshire for 15 years supporting the Information and Advice Service offering a dedicated information and advice line and outreach service including benefits.  Sandra has also coordinated a Home Matters Service within Age UK for 9 years and have managed a team of volunteers to deliver the service.

    

Tracy Lazenby - Executive Assistant to CEO

Tracy Lazenby is responsible for providing executive and secretarial support to W3RT’s CEO. Prior to joining W3RT Tracy was working as a Senior Premier Relationship Manager at HSBC where she managed a portfolio of ‘top-tier’ Premier client relationships. Tracy also holds over eighteen years of experience within the financial industry where she has also got Personal Assistant experience.


                         

Nijole Straukaite – Finance Officer

Nijole Straukaite is responsible for providing Bookkeeping services including managing all payments and invoices. Prior to joining W3RT Nijole finished her degree in Accounting and Finance at London South Bank University and was working as a volunteer Bookkeeper for Voluntary Transport Office.


         

Sahira Manzoor - IT and Data Officer

Sahira Manzoor is responsible for ensuring that key data records and computer systems are effectively managed and maintained. Prior to joining W3RT, Sahira was working for Watford Asian Community Care, where she provided administration and IT support to the organisation. Prior to that she worked with Barking & Dagenham College as Database Analyst Programmer, where she was responsible for managing the student database system.


 

Lewis Saville - Information, Publicity and Impact Coordinator

Lewis Saville is responsible for developing the public face of W3RT. Having graduated from the University of Leicester in 2014 with a BA in English and History, Lewis moved to Watford to work in community focused retail, most recently as an Operations Manager.